Adjunct Faculty, Earth Science
Internal Position Title:
: Engineering/Math/Phy Sci Div
The successful candidate will teach Earth Science classes in
subject areas that may include Earth Science, Physical Geology,
Oceanography, and/or Environmental Geology. Earth Science courses
are offered during the day and evening in the fall, spring, and
summer terms at our Grayslake, and Vernon Hills campuses.
The instructor is responsible for creating and distributing a
course syllabus, teaching all scheduled classes and responding to
and evaluating students.
The College of Lake County (CLC) is a comprehensive community
college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an
innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths
for our students by offering exceptional learning
The college is widely recognized for student success, business and
community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty,
staff and alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake
County, CLC was ranked #15 on the Forbes list of Top 100 Employers
in the State of Illinois for 2019.
- Master’s Degree in an Earth Science* field with at least 18
graduate hours in an Earth Science field. A specific field may be
required for certain courses (e.g. Master’s Degree in Geology for
NOTE: *Earth Science fields include Geology, Oceanography,
Meteorology, and Astronomy.
Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of
diverse cultures, gender identities, language groups, and
abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the
diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students, faculty, and staff, including those
with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working
relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Competency in technologies commonly used in college level
Bilingual in Spanish and English
Expected Start Date:
Special Instructions Summary:
This posting will be used to
obtain a pool of qualified candidates. As teaching needs arise,
applications will be reviewed for possible interviews. The number
of adjunct faculty hired varies from semester to semester,
depending upon the needs of the department. Adjunct faculty hires
and assignments are coordinated by the department
chairs. The Faculty Success Framework illustrates the
fundamental elements of a faculty member’s career at CLC. Its
purpose is to support a culture of continual faculty development
and to provide full but flexible paths for faculty to both
consistently contribute to student success efforts and cultivate
professional fulfillment. Our Guiding Principles for Teaching and
Learning Excellence (CLC CARES) outline the qualities we expect CLC
faculty will exemplify in their professional and pedagogical
engagement with students. Applications will be accepted
on an ongoing basis. Your application can remain under
consideration for the academic year. You may check your status at
any time by logging into firstname.lastname@example.org with your username
and password. Thanks for being patient with the adjunct faculty
Per adjunct faculty contract.
Total Hours Per Week:
Per class schedule.
Per class schedule.Earth Science courses are offered during the day
and evening in the fall, spring, and summer terms at our Grayslake,
and Vernon Hills campuses.
Software Testing Required:
Interview Process Requirements:
The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has
a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad
spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with
Summary of Essential Functions:
To apply, visit https://jobs.clcillinois.edu/postings/22079
- Teach courses in subject field. Develop instructional
materials. Assess student learning and assign grades. Attend
required Adjunct meetings in the Fall and Spring semesters.
Participate in college governance and other aspects of academic
life. Maintain current knowledge of subject matter.
- Faculty members are expected to maintain current in compliance
training, including compliance under Title IX “Responsible
Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus Security
- Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course
outlines and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
- Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.
- Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students,
when appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the
College. Provide the Division and the students a syllabus that
includes course objectives and learning outcomes, attendance
policies in line with those of the college, texts and readings,
timelines and evaluation criteria, and any other information
required by College, Division, or departmental policy.
- Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course
objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects,
discussions or examinations. Provide feedback in a timely manner on
- Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
- Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required
by the College.
- Be available for student consultation through phone or
- Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve
and document student complaints, concerns and problems.
- Assist in developing and administering discipline-appropriate
measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing
instruments as provided. Administer other instruments designed to
measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the
department. Provide all results as requested.
- Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and
current course syllabus and approved textbook (and/or related
instructional material). Meet all classes for the scheduled
- Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically prior to the
required deadlines. Provide the Registrar appropriate grade
- Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course
evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course
- Revise and update course content as needed.
- Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of
program advisory boards, college, division, and department
- Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate
- POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None